June 29, 2014 Subject:
I was there.
This was a great show. I had no idea they were playing in Boulder that day. I just happened to see an ad in a local paper and immediately bought tickets. My best friend and I went and before the show we saw Shannon briefly in the lobby. I said hi to him and he turned and smiled and waved. He looked like he was pretty high and out of it. That could have just been my perception but I know what it looks like. Anyway, the show was very good as you can hear in this recording. There were a few moments where the energy from Shannon seemed to drop severely and I felt concerned for him. In those moments I could feel the energy in the room drop too. Then in the next song he would spring back to life and give an inspiring performance. As good as the show was I still couldn't help but continue to feel like there was something wrong with Shannon that night. It stuck with me and when I heard he died a week later I flashed back to those moments where I could see him kinda drift off into what looked like melancholy and it made feel really sad for him. I was fortunate enough to meet a photography student who shot some great black and whites of the show and he was kind enough to make me some prints. I regret that I never got a copy of the best photo from that night. I bought a few prints intending to get the last one later and I just put it off for whatever reason. Luckily I had a copy of it from that same local paper that used it as an obituary photo. It's a shot of Shannon on his knees with both hands on the mic and he has his head raised as he sings. He's in this pool of light and it looks fantastic. It almost looks as if he's praying. If anyone happens to know a photographer named Mike Champion who took these shots please have him contact me at email@example.com. I would still love to get an actual print of that photo.
December 10, 2013 Subject:
thanks OP for upload
great upload and thank you for it. Haunting to think Shannon would pass just a week later.
The Soul Coughing portal here has a lot of things too.
November 2, 2013 Subject:
Stickle away! However...